Telehealth with Children & Adolescents: Clinical Strategies for Maximizing Engagement and Therapeutic Progress While Managing Legal and Ethical Risk

New! Filmed Spring 2020

Presented by Jay Berk, Ph.D.

On Demand | Available Now


3.5 Hours | Pre-approved for 3.5 CEUs


This On Demand course and will be available immediately after purchase. Participants can watch, pause, and re-watch the sessions at their convenience.

All course content (quiz, certificate, videos) will be available until June 1, 2021. Extensions cannot be granted under any circumstances. 

Registration will close on May 1, 2021

Packed with 50+ strategies, this 3.5-hour recording is sure to leave you inspired and fully prepared for your next tele-session.  You’ll learn:

  • Logistics, managing legal/ethical risk, and getting paid
  • Must-have tips for your first session and beyond!
  • All things insurance and billing
  • How to maximizing each session, including with groups
  • And more!

Online Course Format

  • Presented by Jay Berk, Ph.D.
  • This course will consist of 3.5 hours of teaching content
  • Non-Interactive – registrants will have access to lectures, PowerPoint presentation, demonstrations, video clips, and experiential exercises.

Logistics, Managing Legal/Ethical Risk, and Getting Paid 

  • Choosing the right platform – benefits and risks
  • Releases and why informed consent matters more than ever
  • Insurance, billing codes, and modifiers
  • Can you ensure confidentiality?
  • Common ethical dilemmas

Must-Have Telehealth Interventions for Maximum Therapeutic Progress 

  • 10 first-session tips you can’t miss
  • Creative engagement strategies for every age
  • Family interventions that translate across the screen
  • Groups:  Setting virtual norms and getting clients engaged
  • And more!

Troubleshooting Common Scenarios 

  • What to do when things just aren’t going smoothly
  • Resistance, hyperactivity, limit testing, and more
  • Crisis intervention
  • Develop practices for managing potential legal and ethical risks when providing mental health services for children and adolescents via telehealth.
  • Utilize therapeutic interventions for client engagement and meeting treatment goals on a virtual platform.
  • Revise standard crisis intervention protocol to meet clients’ needs and ensure safety via distance therapy.

Education and Clinical Professionals: K–12 Classroom Teachers, School Counsellors/Psychologists, Learning Assistance/ Resource Teachers, School Administrators, School Paraprofessionals including Special Education Assistants, Classroom Assistants and Childcare Workers. All other professionals who support students including but not limited to: Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Clinical Counsellors, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Addiction Counsellors, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Probation Officers, and Early Childhood Educators.

Jay Berk, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and an internationally recognized expert in the child/adolescent behavioural field who brings both a clinical and education perspective to his work with children, adolescents and their families. For over 25 years, Dr. Berk has been treating clients with ODD, ADHD, autism, anxiety and stress, depression, learning disabilities, Tourette’s Syndrome and individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. He conducts 15 social skills/mental health groups for children and adolescents and works daily with school and community professionals, families and parents. Dr. Berk continually consults for several school districts. In his private practice, in Beachwood, Ohio, he provides therapy for children, adolescents, families, testing and evaluation, school consultation as well as designed and facilitates alternative educational program.

RegistrationEarly bird FeeRegular Fee
Individual Enrollment$125.00N/A
Full-Time Student$100.00N/A

All fees are in Canadian dollars ($CAD).

For group and/or student rates please view our Terms & Conditions and contact for more information and registration. 

  • Canadian Psychological Association
    The Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) and the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers (NLASW) accept CPA-approved continuing education credits